The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 645 497 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 8.41% 5.87% 6.05%
As % of the System Software category 61.55% 48.49% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 513 400 472
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1048 1025 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.67% 12.11% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 785 859 841
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 281 £32,500 - 22
Essex +12 128 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Cambridgeshire +15 121 £33,000 -5.71% 19
Bedfordshire +17 68 £39,000 +6.84% 5
Suffolk -9 32 £22,008 -37.12% 4
Norfolk +2 25 £27,000 +1.88% 6
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 920 (79.72%) Windows
2 747 (64.73%) Microsoft
3 525 (45.49%) VMware
4 506 (43.85%) MS Exchange
5 417 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 364 (31.54%) Citrix
7 341 (29.55%) MS Excel
8 309 (26.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 308 (26.69%) DNS
10 306 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 292 (25.30%) ITIL
12 286 (24.78%) SQL Server
13 281 (24.35%) Firewall
14 273 (23.66%) MS Office
15 264 (22.88%) Cisco
16 254 (22.01%) Exchange Server 2010
17 251 (21.75%) DHCP
18 247 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
19 238 (20.62%) SQL
20 234 (20.28%) SAN
21 210 (18.20%) Windows 7
22 206 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
23 179 (15.51%) WAN
23 179 (15.51%) Hyper-V
24 159 (13.78%) MCSE
25 156 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2007
26 153 (13.26%) LAN
27 145 (12.56%) Windows XP
28 144 (12.48%) SharePoint
29 141 (12.22%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 506 (43.85%) MS Exchange
2 254 (22.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 144 (12.48%) SharePoint
5 119 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 118 (10.23%) IIS
7 71 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 53 (4.59%) Lync
9 25 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (2.08%) IBM Notes
11 22 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.87%) Apache
14 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 341 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 273 (23.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.17%) MS Project
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.78%) CA PPM
2 8 (0.69%) Maximo
3 4 (0.35%) Tridion
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.26%) AWD
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.17%) Line 50
6 1 (0.087%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.57%) Office 365
2 50 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.13%) SaaS
6 8 (0.69%) IaaS
7 7 (0.61%) PaaS
8 5 (0.43%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.087%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 308 (26.69%) DNS
2 281 (24.35%) Firewall
3 251 (21.75%) DHCP
4 234 (20.28%) SAN
5 179 (15.51%) WAN
6 153 (13.26%) LAN
7 137 (11.87%) VPN
8 125 (10.83%) TCP/IP
9 63 (5.46%) VLAN
10 49 (4.25%) LDAP
11 41 (3.55%) VoIP
12 38 (3.29%) NAS
13 36 (3.12%) Wireless
14 34 (2.95%) SSL
15 32 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (2.60%) FTP
17 27 (2.34%) MPLS
17 27 (2.34%) Network Security
18 24 (2.08%) iSCSI
19 23 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 22 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.30%) MySQL
8 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.26%) Big Data
13 3 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.17%) dBASE
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.087%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.087%) MSI
4 1 (0.087%) Subversion
4 1 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 117 (10.14%) Finance
2 26 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 20 (1.73%) Banking
4 17 (1.47%) Retail
4 17 (1.47%) Publishing
5 14 (1.21%) Advertising
6 13 (1.13%) Back Office
7 10 (0.87%) Automotive
7 10 (0.87%) Law
8 9 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.69%) Legal
10 5 (0.43%) Games
10 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.35%) Marketing
11 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.35%) French Language
11 4 (0.35%) German Language
12 2 (0.17%) Hindi Language
12 2 (0.17%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 274 (23.74%) Analyst
2 153 (13.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 149 (12.91%) Support Analyst
4 143 (12.39%) Support Engineer
5 91 (7.89%) Administrator
6 90 (7.80%) IT Support
7 80 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 77 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 74 (6.41%) Consultant
10 68 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
11 66 (5.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 55 (4.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 54 (4.68%) Service Analyst
14 50 (4.33%) Service Desk Analyst
15 47 (4.07%) Desktop Support
16 39 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 37 (3.21%) Technical Support
17 37 (3.21%) Server Support
18 35 (3.03%) IT Administrator
19 33 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.81%) Web Services
2 33 (2.86%) HTML
2 33 (2.86%) CSS
3 30 (2.60%) .NET
4 21 (1.82%) jQuery
5 20 (1.73%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.47%) XML
7 14 (1.21%) J2EE
8 13 (1.13%) SOAP
8 13 (1.13%) WCF
9 10 (0.87%) Application Packaging
10 8 (0.69%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.52%) HTML5
11 6 (0.52%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.52%) CSS3
11 6 (0.52%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.52%) SAML
12 4 (0.35%) Middleware
12 4 (0.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 92 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (7.02%) Clustering
4 48 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 30 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.17%) Replication
7 22 (1.91%) FMCG
8 19 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 19 (1.65%) CMDB
9 17 (1.47%) Statistics
10 16 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.95%) Open Source
13 10 (0.87%) AS400
13 10 (0.87%) BYOD
13 10 (0.87%) iPad
14 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.52%) PDA
15 5 (0.43%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 920 (79.72%) Windows
2 417 (36.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 309 (26.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 210 (18.20%) Windows 7
5 206 (17.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 145 (12.56%) Windows XP
7 141 (12.22%) Linux
8 85 (7.37%) Windows 8
9 47 (4.07%) Windows 2000
10 24 (2.08%) UNIX
11 21 (1.82%) Android
12 20 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.13%) Debian
13 13 (1.13%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.04%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.87%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.61%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (25.30%) ITIL
2 124 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 105 (9.10%) Project Management
4 66 (5.72%) Change Management
5 58 (5.03%) Service Delivery
6 49 (4.25%) Asset Management
7 48 (4.16%) Mentoring
8 47 (4.07%) Time Management
9 44 (3.81%) Incident Management
10 39 (3.38%) Migration
11 35 (3.03%) Problem Management
12 33 (2.86%) Configuration Management
13 32 (2.77%) CRM
14 31 (2.69%) Information Security
15 29 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (2.43%) Line Management
17 26 (2.25%) Capacity Management
17 26 (2.25%) Service Management
18 22 (1.91%) Network Management
19 20 (1.73%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 238 (20.62%) SQL
2 107 (9.27%) PowerShell
3 46 (3.99%) JavaScript
4 38 (3.29%) VBScript
5 34 (2.95%) C
6 22 (1.91%) VB
7 21 (1.82%) C#
8 20 (1.73%) Java
9 17 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.47%) Perl
9 17 (1.47%) Python
10 15 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.87%) C++
13 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.26%) PHP
14 3 (0.26%) VBA
15 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.087%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 1 (0.087%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 247 (21.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (13.78%) MCSE
3 119 (10.31%) MCP
4 115 (9.97%) MCSA
5 104 (9.01%) Degree
6 75 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
7 71 (6.15%) MCITP
8 61 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 61 (5.29%) CCNA
9 42 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (2.95%) Security Cleared
11 32 (2.77%) MCTS
12 30 (2.60%) SC Cleared
13 28 (2.43%) CCNP
14 25 (2.17%) CISSP
15 18 (1.56%) VCP5
15 18 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 16 (1.39%) MCDST
17 14 (1.21%) CISM
18 11 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.79%) SLA
2 22 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
5 4 (0.35%) QA
6 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 306 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (15.51%) Hyper-V
3 126 (10.92%) vSphere
4 108 (9.36%) XenApp
5 103 (8.93%) VMware ESX
6 88 (7.63%) XenDesktop
7 37 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (2.86%) vCloud
9 26 (2.25%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.99%) XenServer
11 16 (1.39%) Xen
12 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.78%) Terminal Server
14 8 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.52%) NLBS
16 5 (0.43%) MetaFrame
16 5 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.35%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 117 (10.14%) SCCM
2 86 (7.45%) Backup Exec
3 61 (5.29%) SCOM
4 42 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 35 (3.03%) WSUS
6 34 (2.95%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 12 (1.04%) Nagios
9 8 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.61%) ARCserve
11 5 (0.43%) Opsview
11 5 (0.43%) Cacti
12 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.35%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
13 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.26%) EdgeSight
13 3 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 747 (64.73%) Microsoft
2 525 (45.49%) VMware
3 364 (31.54%) Citrix
4 264 (22.88%) Cisco
5 133 (11.53%) HP
6 94 (8.15%) Symantec
7 65 (5.63%) Sophos
8 63 (5.46%) Oracle
9 50 (4.33%) NetApp
10 37 (3.21%) Apple
11 35 (3.03%) Veritas
11 35 (3.03%) Dell
12 31 (2.69%) Lotus
12 31 (2.69%) SolarWinds
13 28 (2.43%) SonicWALL
14 24 (2.08%) 3PAR
15 23 (1.99%) Intel
15 23 (1.99%) IBM
16 20 (1.73%) CommVault
17 18 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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